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CITY COUNCIL

October 10, 2018                                                                                                 Louisville, NE

A regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Louisville was held on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall. Present were Mayor Roger Behrns, Council Members Jerry McClun, Randy Jensen, Paula Simonson and Rod Petersen. Also present were City Attorney Roger Johnson and several guests. Mayor Behrns stated that the Open Meetings Act is posted at the rear of the room and a copy of all meeting materials is available with the clerk.

Notice of the regular meeting was given in advance thereof by publication in the Plattsmouth Journal and by posting in three (3) public places as shown by the certificate attached to these minutes. Notice was simultaneously given to all council members. Their acknowledgement of receipt of notice and the agenda is attached to these minutes. All proceedings thereafter were taken while the convened meeting was open to the public.

Mayor Behrns called the meeting to order and asked the Council to review the consent agenda. McClun moves, Jensen seconds to approve the consent agenda. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Council President McClun reported for the Care Center stating that the international nurse from the Philippines is starting November 1st.

Steven Prerost was not in attendance to discuss the city flagpole. No council action taken.

Petersen moves, Jensen seconds to approve clothing allotment to full-time maintenance employees of $150 semiannually to be paid in October and April. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Jensen moves, Petersen seconds to approve a street closing request from Omaha Volkswagen Car Club for September 14, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. as follows: Main Street from 1st to 3rd and 2nd Street from alley to alley east and west of Main Street. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

The turn-around at the end of Southridge Dr. was briefly discussed.

No new information on the garage in street at 6th and Elm.

McClun moves, Simonson seconds to authorize the Mayor to sign the contract for professional services proposal with Schemmer for water main extension 2018 on Walnut Street as discussed. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Preston Derby reported for street, water and sewer.

A sheriff’s report was circulated. There were no reports for the fire and rescue departments.

An internal audit control of invoices was conducted.

McClun moves, Jensen seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #978; fee schedule. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Jensen moves, Simonson seconds to adopt by title only Ordinance #978. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Petersen moves, Simonson seconds to introduce by title only and suspend the three required statutory readings of Ordinance #979; compensation for Louisville Care Center weekend workers. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote. Jensen moves, McClun seconds to adopt by title only Ordinance #979. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Simonson moves, McClun seconds to adjourn the meeting at 7:28 p.m. Motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

I, the undersigned clerk, hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the proceedings had and done by the Mayor and City Council of Louisville. To the best of my knowledge, the agenda was kept continually current and available for public inspection; and the minutes were in written form and available for public inspection within 10 working days. The minutes are published in summary form. Upon request a complete copy is available at City Hall.

Dee Arias, City Clerk